My own design aesthetic feels like it is evolving, I have always loved leather and can remember when I was a teen buying hand tooled leather bracelets. I am always intrigued with new ways to design jewelry and the interesting materials used in design.
I am the type of person that thrives on redecorating, rearranging furniture, clothes, the color of my hair, nails, etc. (although I have slowed down on the hair color)… and my family can tell you about my obsession with lamps. I know that just changing out the lamps in a room can make me feel that the room has a fresh feel. I guess I get bored easily and need the change and that can show through in my designs. I am never quite happy making the same thing over and over again, it feels too much like a production line.
One design that I do tend to make over and over is my Gingko Leaf earrings, although right now I do not have any in my Etsy store. I have to get going on making some more. They have always been a very popular design of mine.
Recently, I began to reevaluate my designs and ask myself “what designs do I like, what jewelry do I want to wear right now, and would I wear my own designs?” and in response I began to change my designs to reflect the answers that I found to my questions.
Here are a few of my new designs:
I just keep moving forward with my designs, always amazed by the wonderful handmade artisans that I find and get to know. I would love to hear how your designs have changed through the years and what new skills you may have added and used in your designs?
Much Peace and Creativity!